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Buckwheat poisoning

Buckwheat poisoning: Introduction

Buckwheat poisoning: Buckwheat is a herbaceous plant which bears fruits that can be dried and made into a flower. Some people are susceptible to certain chemicals (fagopyrin) in the plant and exposure to direct sunlight after eating the fruit results in skin irritation. Generally a large amount must be eaten to elicit such a reaction. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Buckwheat poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Buckwheat poisoning

  • Skin rash on exposure to light
  • Itchy skin on exposure to light
  • Red skin on exposure to light
  • Skin ulceration on exposure to light
  • Dermatitis on exposure to light
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Buckwheat poisoning

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Buckwheat poisoning: Complications

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Causes of Buckwheat poisoning

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Prognosis for Buckwheat poisoning

Prognosis for Buckwheat poisoning: Usually the skin redness resolves after a few hours but the skin may remain sensitive to temperature changes and friction for a few days.

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  1. Buckwheat poisoning: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Home Testing
  6. Complications
  7. Prognosis

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